‘Patriot’s Day’ inspires and surprises

Patriots Day Most people will remember April 15, 2013, when brothers Tamerlan (Themo Melikidze) and Dzhokhar (Alex Wolff) Tsarnaev set off two homemade bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. It was Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, the day of the Boston Marathon, held annually to commemorate the first two battles of the Revolutionary War: Concord and Lexington.Click here to continue reading at St. Anthony Messenger, February, 2017 (scroll down).P.S. I am adding this today, Jan … [Read more...]

What? No more princesses at Pixar/Disney?

The news that Pixar and Disney are creating a story with an average (white) girl really captured my attention. "Inside Out" is to be a story about an 11-year old girl named Riley who is becoming an adolescent. The film will deal with five key emotions, especially Joy (voice of Amy Poehler) that work to keep Riley in balance. The "emotions" (according to a studio presentation) are not made out of "flesh and blood" but "energy".Please give this article a read.it's a wonderful idea but what … [Read more...]

Analogies, analgesics and the rest… God is like ….

A friend sent me this email today; a unique way to bring faith and life closer (taking an optimistic approach!)  Love the way the first one uses analogy to talk about God and analgesics. If anyone knows the source of this piece, please let me know. R______________________________A fifth-grade teacher in a Christian school asked her class to watch TV commercials and see if they could use them in some way to communicate ideas about God. Here are some of the results:God is like BAYER ASPIRIN: … [Read more...]

How Personality Can Predict Media Usage

How Personality Can Predict Media Usage Mindset Study Finds That Certain Characteristics May Provide More Info Than Standard Demographics By Beth Snyder Bulik Click here for the article: HOW PERESONALITY CAN PREDICT MEDIA USAGE From Sr Rose: A colleague sent me this link today. It is an interesting theory. Now these companies will be sending us marketing versions of the Myers-Briggs or S.W.O.T. or even the enneagram, or develop a new personality test that will help marketers get our attention. … [Read more...]